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A Cultura Series Post: Día de Los Muertos

By: Paige Velasquez The Latino community is gearing up to celebrate the tradition that originated in Mexico, Día de los Muertos. On October 31, November 1 and 2, we celebrate the cycle of life and the loved ones that have…

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Cultura: Hecho con Amor

(Photo by: http://www.number-2-pencil.com) This year, Hispanic Heritage Month was celebrated from September 15th  through October 15th. Some gathered with la familia, others with fiestas y música. No matter the tradition, food is always on the table. What better way to…

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ALNPF 2013 Spotlight: Ariana Mendez

By: Monica Rodriguez If you haven’t heard las noticias, Teatro Vivo is proud to present this year’s Austin Latino New Play Festival (ALNPF) in collaboration with The Long Center for the Performing Arts and ScriptWorks. The festival features three playwrights…

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Teatro Vivo Auditions: Join Our Family!

Teatro Vivo is looking for talented members of the community to bring to life the works and characters being featured in the Austin Latino New Play Festival, May 16-18, 2013. The exciting audition process kicks off with roles available for…

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Q&A with Raul Garza

One of the writers of Pulga Nation shares some insight, here’s a Q&A with Raul Garza: 1. What can audiences expect from The Mexcentrics this season? Audiences can expect to laugh with us and laugh at us. They’ll discover characters…

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Pero, what’s a pulga?

By: Monica Rodriguez So, what exactly is a pulga? According to the Oxford Dictionary, the word flea market is of French descent. It was originally given to a market in Paris that featured second-hand goods that might have contained actual…

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Teatro Vivo presents: The Mexcentrics in Pulga Nation

By: Monica Rodriguez This spring, Teatro Vivo presents The Mexcentrics in Pulga Nation, a new sketch comedy show sin vergüenza. To give us an inside look on this vibrant series of sketches director of Pulga Nation, Estevan Zarate, tells us about the long-awaited comedy…

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Teatro Vivo partners with Hispanic Scholarship Consortium

Teatro Vivo, Austin’s premier Latino theater company, is proud to announce their partnership with the Hispanic Scholarship Consortium, an organization dedicated to opening gateways and eliminating barriers to higher education so students can reach their full potential.

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Tamales: Perfect for the Holidays

We hope you’ve been thinking about the upcoming Christmas menu, here’s a recipe idea from Teatro Vivo. We wish you a Feliz Navidad and Happy Holidays! By: Claudia Resendez In a Hispanic home, everything revolves around the kitchen; food and family go…

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Adaptations on A Christmas Carol

By: Monica Rodriguez In the spirit of Cuento Navideño, here’s a look at a few other adaptations from Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. This piece of Christmas tradition has been adapted on stage, screen and even through Scrooge, but first…

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